Tropical storm Talas, which wrecked havoc in the northern and central regions of Vietnam, claimed seven lives and left four others missing by 5pm on July 18.
VOV.VN - An estimated 3,500 tourists began leaving Co To Island, a popular tourist destination off the north-eastern coastal province of Quang Ninh in Vietnam, this morning (July 18) after being stranded by tropical storm Talas.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas brought heavy rain to Hanoi in the afternoon of July 17th, causing traffic chaos in the city. Many streets were flooded as locals tried hard to get back home.
Ships between Co To island and Van Don port in the mainland of the northern province of Quang Ninh have yet to resume operation on July 17 due to rough sea, leaving about 3,500 tourists stranded.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a teleconference in Hanoi on July 17 with ministries, agencies and localities to direct response to the consequences of storm Talas, the second hitting Vietnam this year.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of trains throughout Vietnam have been suspended due to the destructive force of Talas, which has now been classed a tropical storm, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas brought heavy rain to Hanoi on July 17, adversely affecting local lives as many streets in Nam Tu Liem, Thanh Xuan and Cau Giay Districts were flooded.
Tropical storm Talas landed in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh at around 1 am on July 17, bringing strong wind and heavy rains to the region and is gradually weakening on its way westwards.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas moved through the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh this morning (July 17) with a wind speed of 90 kilometres per hour, uprooting numerous trees, causing power outages and blowing off house roofs.
Thousands of Vietnamese fishermen are stranded offshore with a major tropical storm expected to hit the region on July 17 morning. However, authorities say they were all given fair warning and urged to find shelter.
Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco have announced their cancellation of flights for July 16 over passenger safety amid the tropical storm Talas preparing to land in central Vietnam.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Van Thang chaired a teleconference with representatives of 24 cities and provinces on July 16 to discuss response to the upcoming storm, the second this year.
VOV.VN - To better assess, communicate and respond to risks from climate change at the community level, more than 100 experts gathered at a conference in Hanoi today (June 13), reported the Vietnam news Agency.
A tropical low pressure the East Sea on June 11 grew into a tropical storm – the first in the sea this year, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
The Women’s Union of the central coastal city of Da Nang held a conference on May 16 on a project building climate change resistant houses for needy people in urban areas.
VOV.VN -A storm moved through the Hanoi metro area this morning (Mar.31), bringing much needed rain to the region, that also uprooted trees, caused power outages and traffic accidents.
The National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF) has launched a Finnish-funded project to improve the accuracy of rainfall measurements and lightning storm forecasts at Pha Din radar station in the northern province of Dien Bien’s Tuan Giao district.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has so far received six 636 kilo-class submarines from Russia to modernise and enhance the capacity of its navy forces to defend the country's territorial waters.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MOPI) has requested the Prime Minister approve a US$100 million financial aid package to help the central region deal with the consequences of natural disasters.
VOV.VN - Heavy-lift vessel RollDock Storm carrying the sixth Kilo-Class Submarine named HQ-187 Ba Ria-Vung Tau entered Cam Ranh Port in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa on January 20.